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Ribchester Roman Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Interesting display

For a small place there’s a lot of information on the Romans in the area and a well presented... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Sheelagh D
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Interesting place to visit

Having passed the signs in the A59 for many years and saying I will go, eventually I have... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
CookieMonster021283
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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The museum contains informative and colourful displays about the prehistory and Roman history of Ribchester, using many archaeological finds from the site, including coins, sculpture and metalwork. There are also remains of the Roman fort and baths...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ribchester Roman Museum Riverside | Ribchester, Preston PR3 3XS, England
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+44 1254 878261
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All reviews bath house worth a visit hundred yards ribble valley church grounds showing how school visit on display pay and display car park great collection interesting information small shop walk around per adult local history lovely place to visit gift shop
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

For a small place there’s a lot of information on the Romans in the area and a well presented display of their articles of daily life. Well worth twenty minutes of your time. The ancient church next door and a walk along the riverbank to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sheelagh D
Reviewed 10 October 2018

A fascinating glimpse into a past that is part of our local heritage. Children especially should see this but well worth anyone's visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Greysword
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Went at the weekend and I do like Ribchester and it’s history and was looking forward to seeing the museum. Wasn’t expecting a massive place but it’s literally just a house with some artefacts in a big room. For the price of £4 as well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Very informative, lovely place to visit. Don't miss the roman baths and the church is beautifull There is a public car park if the church is busy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Having passed the signs in the A59 for many years and saying I will go, eventually I have been. The village of Ribchester is small and there is little else to do. It’s worthy of noting that at present this place doesn’t accept cards, so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Very interesting but small, as is Ribchester. You can admire the river and church while there but that is it. Perhaps a morning could comfortably do the lot. Therefore perhaps find other driveable locations for that day. Clitheroe Castle and Museum is only 20 mins...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank oap1947
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I have visited the Roman Museum on several occasions, as well as going to the Roman Festival that the museum organise in the village. The museum has a great collection of materials relating to the Roman fort and settlement that lie under the village of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Wasted half a day coming across from Yorkshire to visit the site to find the place well and truly closed despite being advertised as open from 10. Waited an hour and gave up! The church - St Wilfred’s is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Superb staff with excellent knowledge. Lots of artefacts for children to handle. Helmets etc. to try on. Remember to book the village hall (next door) as it is so convenient as a place for children to eat packed lunches. Nearby playground allows children to burn...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LouiseMargaret
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We took our some and daughter. Travelled an hour to get there to find that the church nearby had taken over the WHOLE village for a wedding. The car park outside the museum had been reserved for wedding cars and we were told to go...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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